Son of Adam, the knife is being sharpened and the oven is being heated up, yet the ram is still eating the fodder.
—Al-Ḥasan al-Baṣrī [d 110H/728CE] on heedlessness
(Read on pg 197, Salaahud-Deen ibn ‘Alee ibn ‘Abdul-Mawjood, Imam Sa’eed bin Al-Musayyab (Biography). Darussalam Publishers. Riyadh:2006.)